Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by iBjorn » Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:55 pm

Newer T4 with intuition liner size 265 1350g, older T4 with instant fit liner approx 1500g. The F1 Race in size 260 approx 1050-1060g.

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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by lowangle al » Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:43 pm

Wow that's a big difference. It really makes my T2s seem like clunkers. I really like the T4s for everything I ski. It would be nice if they were a 1000 grams.

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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by iBjorn » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:48 am

I also like the T4, I get good stride length with them although they could loose some weight. However I will keep racing with F1's on longer races and races with off-pist sections, either as Teletech set-up or AT set-up.

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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by Rodbelan » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:10 am

Here is my modified T4 with Morrow liners... 1,209 kg... with power straps.
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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by telemarkmark » Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:01 am

Try removing the ski-walk cuff lock, quite a few grams there

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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by Johnny » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:28 am

Try a stock, unmodified pair of Alfa Guard Advance boots (725g). With the proper technique, they will give you the same control power, at half the weight of your robot boots and 50 times the fun... 8-)
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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by Rodbelan » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:10 am

Ouais, ouais, je les ai vues les bottes à Bri7 (Alfa), à moitié décâlissées après même pas une saison complète :lol:
Faut dire que Bri7, y fait pas dans la tendresse, ni dans la dentelle non plus...

Sur un autre ordre d'idée: quand est-ce que l'on te voit à Qc? Plein de neige ici. Du sacré beau terrain en plus. Tu pourras me monter — de visu — l'excellence de ces bottes dont tu parles...

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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by Nick BC » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:51 pm

Hey Rod, do you want to post that again in anglais. I used my rusty, schoolboy French (from the UK I might add) and I got the sense you were razzing our esteemed website owner. Or was I totally out to lunch?

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Re: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)

Post by Johnny » Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:49 am

Rod, je meurs d'envie de te faire découvrir tout ca...! Mais je suis né hermite, et mon cas s'aggrave de plus en plus avec l'age... Ce qui me plait énormément, je dois l'avouer... La derniere fois que j'étais dans la région c'était pour l'exposition de Tintin il y a quelques années...
Nick BC wrote:I got the sense you were razzing our esteemed website owner.
My bad, I started first. ;)

I was just trying to illuminate tele-friends with the tele-lantern of knowledge. The T4 might supply more power than you actually require, but it contains zero of that rare and precious telemark essence. No matter how rad you mod it, it will still contain 0.00% of the recommended daily value of vitamin XCD.
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